British economy grows 0.6pc in second quarter: reaction

The Telegraph features comments from Mark Littlewood

The Telegraph featured comments from Mark Littlewood regarding the British economy.

"This is a remission, not a recovery. Despite positive appearances, today’s figures are not only long overdue, but based on flimsy foundations. The reality is that we are stuck in a quagmire of low productivity and stagnant living standards.

Without genuine supply-side reform we are in danger of unspectacular growth becoming the new normal. Regulation, archaic planning laws and high marginal tax rates are strangling our economy’s potential. We need long-term structural reform that boosts enterprise and encourages working, producing, saving and investing."

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